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Author Webster, Steven, author
Title A separate authority (He Mana Motuhake) Volume II, The Crown's betrayal of the Tuhoe Maori Sanctuary in New Zealand, 1915-1926 / by Steven Webster
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020
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Descript 1 online resource (xxii, 452 pages) : illustrations, maps, digital ; 24 cm
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Note Part 1 Introduction -- 1. Introduction -- Part II The Tuhoe Sanctuary and the Crown Purchasing Campaign -- 2. The Tamaikoha Descent Group in the Crown Purchasing Campaign -- 3. The Purchasing Strategy and Tuhoe Resistance -- Part III The Tuhoe Sanctuary and the Urewera Consolidation Scheme -- 4. Proposals for the Urewera Consolidation Scheme and Rising Tuhoe Resistance -- 5. Negotiations at Tauarau and the Urgency of Legislation -- Part IV Closing or Breaking Ranks in the Face of Crown Power -- 6. The Crown's Retreat in the Lower Basins -- 7. The Crown's Covert Tactics: Piecemeal Deductions and Continuing Purchases -- 8. The Apitihana Movement Faces the Crown -- 9. The Ohaua Te Rangi hapu Cluster and the Apitihana -- Part V Conclusion -- 10. Conclusion
"Tuhoe mana motuhake vs the force of New Zealand colonialism. This is a patient and perceptive work unraveling stratagems of contrasting ambition so we may comprehend the cultural instincts of 1890-1920 Aotearoa. Dr. Webster proves his deep understanding of kinship dynamics, hapu politics and the Tuhoe passion for autonomy." --Tamati Kruger, Representative in the Tuhoe Te Uru Taumatua, New Zealand Following on from Volume I on the formation of the Urewera District Native Reserve, this monograph examines the period from 1908 to 1926, during which time the Crown subverted Tuhoe control of the UDNR, established a mere decade earlier. While Volume I described how the Tuhoe were able to deploy kin-based power to manipulate Crown power as well as confront one another, this volume describes ways in which the same ancestral descent groups closed ranks to survive nearly two decades of predatory Crown policies determined to dismantle their sanctuary. A relentless Crown campaign to purchase individual Tuhoe land shares ultimately resulted in a misleading Crown scheme to consolidate and relocate Tuhoe land shares, thereby freeing up land for the settlement of non- Tuhoe farmers. By the 1950s, over 200 small Tuhoe blocks were scattered throughout one of the largest National Parks in New Zealand. Although greatly weakened by these policies in terms of kinship solidarity as well as land and other resources, Tuhoe resistance continued until the return of the entire park in 2014--with unreserved apologies and promises of future support
Host Item Springer Nature eBook
Subject Ngai Tuhoe (New Zealand people) -- Social conditions
Ngai Tuhoe (New Zealand people) -- Land tenure
Land tenure -- Government policy -- New Zealand
Ethnology -- New Zealand -- Urewera National Park -- History
Social Anthropology
Ethnography
Historical Sociology
Australasian History
Social Structure, Social Inequality
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Alt Title Crown's betrayal of the Tuhoe Maori Sanctuary in New Zealand, 1915-1926
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